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by Contributor on Monday Nov 25 2019

In a media release Monday, the BC Government said at 1:55 p.m. (Pacific time) on Wednesday, November 27, 2019, a test of B.C.’s wireless alerting system will be conducted as part of the national Alert Ready system to improve public safety in the event of emergency.  

by Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Thursday Nov 21 2019

How pension funds choose to invest has significant bearing on how we collectively address the climate emergency and the needed transition from fossil fuels, says a report released today by the Corporate Mapping Project and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, BC Office. 

by Dan Kraus on Sunday Nov 17 2019

Parks and protected areas have been established across Canada to conserve many things we value.  Banff National Park was originally established in 1885 to protect hot springs and breathtaking scenery for tourists.

by Contributor on Thursday Nov 14 2019

The Province will restrict vapour product access, flavours, nicotine content, packaging and advertising, and intends to increase taxes on vapour products, to protect youth from risks associated with vaping.

by Contributor on Thursday Nov 14 2019

More than 50,000 kits containing the life-saving medication naloxone have been used to reverse opioid overdoses in B.C.

In total, 175,022 naloxone kits have been reported distributed to people who use drugs and those who are likely to witness an overdose through the BC Centre for Disease Control’s (BCCDC) Take Home Naloxone program.

by Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Monday Nov 11 2019

In Canada between 2011 and 2018 the fossil fuel industry was one of the most active industry groups lobbying the federal government with over six contacts per working day made with government officials.

by Contributor on Wednesday Nov 06 2019

Friday, October 25. 2019 marked the start of this year’s poppy campaign and remembrance season.

Leading up to Nov.11 poppy campaign volunteers will take part in defining what remembrance means for Canadians everywhere.

by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 05 2019

Hunters and guide outfitters now are able to do more business online.

Guide outfitter reports, permit to accompany reports, royalty payments and guiding territory certificate transactions can be submitted through BC Hunting Online.

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 31 2019

Kevin Timothy of Chemainus, has been charged with animal cruelty following a BC SPCA investigation.

In early May, 2019, the BC SPCA took custody of a one-year-old female German shepherd in critical condition. The dog, named Hope, was suffering from emaciation, dehydration, extreme muscle wasting and a deep, severe neck wound.

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 31 2019

The Province has introduced the interpretation amendment act to allow for a future move to permanent daylight saving time (DST) after 93% of British Columbian respondents indicated support for the change in a record-breaking public engagement.

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